education

2013–2016. Bachelor of Fine Arts. Graphic Design. Ohio University, College of Fine Arts, School of Art + Design, Athens, OH. Cumulative GPA: 3.900/4.000.

2011–2013. Fine Arts Transfer. Washington State Community College, Marietta, OH.

experience

May 2016–Present. Visual Design Intern. Get Noticed Get Found, Cincinnati, OH.
Worked closely with the design manager to provide digital and print designs for 55+ clients. Performed various front-end development maintenance tasks on the WordPress platform. Managed of an outsourced vendor for site development on a project that needed to be executed across all client sites. Gained a vast knowledge of SEO and SEM marketing and became Google Analytics certified.

August 2014–April 2016. (PACE) Designer. Ohio University Undergraduate Admissions, Athens, OH.
Designed various assets for the department including postcards, letterhead, clothing, Facebook and Twitter cover images, promo blocks for the admissions website, etc. Integrated the brand standards into my own design process to maintain brand consistency.

August 2014–April 2016. Executive Board: Publicity Chair. Ohio Women's Ensemble, Ohio University, Athens, OH.
Created official logo for the Title IX a cappella group. Built a foundation of various print work to establish the Women’s Ensemble brand.

August 2014–April 2016. Housing Ambassador Leader. Ohio University Housing and Residence Life, Athens, OH.
Facilitated discussion during staff meetings and training. Coached 50+ housing ambassadors in customer service and how to best represent Ohio University. Assisted the Director of Contract Management with the hiring of 20+ new staff. Supervised housing ambassadors on Ohio Discovery Days and Ohio Up Close events.

February 2015. Freelance Designer. Joan Engel, Athens, OH. Designed a poster for Joan's senior tuba recital.

July 2015. Production Team. On the Bus: A Special Poetry Bus Design, Athens Public Transit, Athens, OH.
Consulted with the project creative lead about color choices and the layout of the text elements on the interior of the bus.

November 2014. Production Team. OUGD Class of 2016, Athens, OH.
Collaborated with two classmates to design a greeting card template. Learned production strategies with Ohio University Printing Services.

January 2013. Freelance Designer. Drama Llama Productions, Washington State Community College, Marietta, OH.
Designed posters for the premiere of Trifles and Locked Room Misery.

exhibitions

March 2016. Wobble: OUGD Undergraduate Exhibition, Public Relations Team, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH.
Wrote the press release for the event and implemented a social media campaign for twenty-three days to promote the opening of the show in addition to creating an exhibit.

November 2015. Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH.

March 2015. Women on the Line, Stuart's Opera House, Nelsonville, OH.

Fall 2013. WSCC Student & Alumni Show, Fidel's Fine Art Studio, Parkersburg, WV.

Spring 2013. WSCC Art and Comedy Show, The Adelphia Music Hall, Marietta, OH.

Fall 2012. The Studio 209 Fall Art Show, Sugden Book Store, Marietta, OH.

Spring 2012. WSCC Student & Alumni Art Show, Esbenshade Gallery, Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV.

awards

2013–2016. Dean's List, College of Fine Arts, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

November 2015. President's Prize in Art Award, The Miracle on White. Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, College of Fine Arts, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

2013–2014. Fine Arts Talent Transfer Scholarship, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

2013–2014. Community College Transfer Scholarship, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

2011–2014. J. Bryan and Norma R. McCann Charitable and Educational Trust Scholarship, Fort Frye High School, Beverly, OH.

2012. MOVMCF Art Scholarship, Dragonball Me. Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival, Parkersburg City Park, Parkersburg, WV.

activities

November 2014–Present. Contributor. American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA): The Professional Association for Design. Cincinnati Chapter.

May–July 2016. Registered MemberCincinnati Intern Network Connection (CINC).

January 2015–April 2016. Soprano I. Title IX a cappella, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

August 2013–April 2016. Alto I. Ohio Women's Ensemble, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

August 2013–April 2016. Eucharistic Minister. OU Catholics, Athens Catholic Community, Athens, OH.

August 2012–April 2013. President. Studio 209, Washington State Community College, Marietta, OH. Started a student organization. Planned art events.

other experience

June 2014. Orientation Leader. Bobcat Student Orientation, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

January 2014–May 2014. Student WorkerOhio University Culinary Services, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

July 2011–August 2013. ServerGlenwood Retirement Community, Marietta, OH.